reverse discrimination

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1. Bias against the members of a majority group in employment, promotion, or distribution of benefits.
2. Argument used by opponents of affirmative action that any policy of giving special favor to any group automatically discriminates against other groups.

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Sometimes people will go against the majority in a form of reverse discrimination when trying to decide how a situation should be handled.
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Some people feel reverse discrimination exists because affirmative action allows minorities business and education opportunities they have never had before, denying the majority those opportunities.
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When I tried to get a job as a bartender, and the owner didn't hire me because I wasn't female, i should have sued him for reverse discrimination.
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